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J. Allen Hynek (1910–1986)

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J. Allen Hynek was a professor of Astronomy at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. He was also the Founder of the Center for UFO Studies and first coined the phrase "Close Encounters of the ... read full biography
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May 1, 1910 (died May 1, 1986)
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Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Himself - Smoking Pipe at Landing Site (uncredited), Technical Advisor (as Dr. J. Allen Hynek) Himself - Smoking Pipe at Landing Site (uncredited), Technical Advisor (as Dr. J. Allen Hynek)   See fewer
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$1.8MM
$135MM
$307MM
Self (8 titles)
America Undercover (1985)
(TV Series) - Himself - Director, Center for UFO Research (1 episode, 1985) Himself - Director, Center for UFO Research (1 episode, 1985)   See fewer
UFO's: What's Going On? (Sep 10, 1985) Himself - Director, Center for UFO Research Himself - Director, Center for UFO Research   See fewer
The Bob Braun Show (1972–1979)
(TV Series) - Himself - Dr. Hyneck / UFO Expert / Himself - Dr. Hynek / Astronomy (2 episodes, 1972) Himself - Dr. Hyneck / UFO Expert / Himself - Dr. Hynek / Astronomy (2 episodes, 1972)   See fewer
Episode dated 7 February 1979 (Feb 7, 1979) Himself - Dr. Hyneck / UFO Expert Himself - Dr. Hyneck / UFO Expert   See fewer
Episode dated 19 June 1972 (Jun 19, 1972) Himself - Dr. Hynek / Astronomy Himself - Dr. Hynek / Astronomy   See fewer
UFOs: It Has Begun (1979)
Himself Himself   See fewer
The Mike Douglas Show (1976–1977)
(TV Series) - Himself - UFO Expert / Himself - Dr. Allen (2 episodes, 1976) Himself - UFO Expert / Himself - Dr. Allen (2 episodes, 1976)   See fewer
Episode #17.74 (Dec 15, 1977) Season 17, Episode 74 - Himself - UFO Expert Himself - UFO Expert   See fewer
Episode #16.24 (Oct 7, 1976) Season 16, Episode 24 - Himself - Dr. Allen Himself - Dr. Allen   See fewer
Beyond Reason (1977)
(TV Series) - Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1977) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1977)   See fewer
Episode #1.21 (Feb 21, 1977) Season 1, Episode 21 - Himself - Guest (as Dr. J. Allen Hynek) Himself - Guest (as Dr. J. Allen Hynek)   See fewer
Ésotérisme expérimental (1976– )
(TV Series) - Himself (1978) Himself (1978)   See fewer
CBS Reports (1966)
(TV Series) - Himself (1 episode, 1966) Himself (1 episode, 1966)   See fewer
UFO: Friend, Foe or Fantasy (May 10, 1966) Himself Himself   See fewer
To Tell the Truth (1964)
(TV Series) - Himself - Contestant (1 episode, 1964) Himself - Contestant (1 episode, 1964)   See fewer
Episode dated 25 May 1964 (May 25, 1964) Himself - Contestant Himself - Contestant   See fewer
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